While it seems hard, if not impossible, to top 'The Shining', it looks like Mike Flanagan's 'Doctor Sleep' is a worthy successor if these first reactions are anything to go by.

Based on King's novel set nearly 40 years after the original, 'Doctor Sleep' follows a now-adult Danny Torrance who still retains his powers and is dealing with the long-buried trauma of his childhood. Ewan McGregor plays Danny Torrance, while Rebecca Ferguson plays the leader of a cult which feeds on people with the same powers as Danny.

The reaction embargo was lifted late last night, and US critics were able to post tweets about the movie, with reviews expected to go live at some stage next week. Our own review will go live at some stage next week as well, and we'll be discussing it in full on next week's edition of The Filum Show.